Skincare and cosmetics
Founded in Melbourne, Australia in 1993 by Max and Vivienne Ross. Products are manufactured in Australia by Ross Cosmetics, an Australian owned company which was set up by Max's grandfather.
|Natio Pty Ltd||AUS||website|
|Natio Pty Ltd|
Brands owned by this company appear on the Choose Cruelty Free List, signifying there is no animal testing anywhere in their supply chain. In 2021 Choose Cruelty Free (CCF) merged with Cruelty Free International. Brands currently approved by CCF will transition to Leaping Bunny approval.
Source: Cruelty Free International (2021)
This company received a packaging performance level of 3 (Advanced) in its 2021 APCO Annual Report. Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) is a not-for-profit organisation leading the development of a circular economy for packaging in Australia. Each year, APCO Members are required to submit an APCO Annual Report and Action Plan, which includes an overall performance level from 1 (Getting Started) to 5 (Beyond Best Practice).
Source: APCO (2021)
In 2012 Natio's manufacturer, Ross Cosmetics, was locked in a dispute with its workers over wages. Around 60 workers went on strike, demanding a 3.5% pay rise over the following year.
Source: The Guardian (2012)
On its website this company claims that its products are free from microbeads and nanoparticles. Natio products are cruelty-free, mostly vegan and about 90% are made in Australia.
Source: company website (2020)
|Type||Family-owned private company|
|Address||110 Dougharty Rd, Heidelberg West, VIC, 3081, Australia|
|Phone||03 9415 9911|